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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 6 August 1914
For Children's Hacking Cough at Night, Woods'. Great Peppermint Cure,-1/6. - Rechabite social on . Saturday • night. . . A special service will be held at the Myrtleford Roman Catholic Church on Sunday next>- the 9th, at 4 p.m. . . , Mr C. E. Donuellyv dentist, will be in Myrtleford from 9. a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday next 10th itist. " Captain L,ee, of the local Rifle Club, requests that every member will attend the annual meeting on Saturday uight, as he has some very important official information to communicate. Myrtleford stock sale on Monday next, 10th inst., instead of usual day, on account of Wangaralta Carnival.
YOUNG PEOPLE'S CORNER. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 6 August 1914
YOUNG PEOPLE S CORKER, | In.response to requests, the Editor has decided to open a corner of the ''•Mail " to its young readers. | '' We will endeavor to make the | Corner interesting, and perhaps use ful and instructive, and to this end the co-operation of the young people themselves, first and foremost, and of parents, teachers and all well wishers, is cordially invited. Unocal topics of particular concern to the young people may be discussed from time to time. Communications with regard to the Schoolroom and the Scholar, will ( be especially welcome, and in every instance the strictest anonymity will be observed, if so desired. Address all communications to The Editor, " Mail1' Office, Myrtleford. . Reports of all school affairs will receive sympathetic treatment. ■■■■ Communications for the Corner ! should be with the Editor by the Thursday of each week. v
BIRTH OF THE BULLETIN J. F. ARCHIBALD'S MEMORIES. STORIES OF GAOL DOINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 6 August 1914
BIRTH OF THE BULLETIN J. F. ARCHIBALD'S MEMORIES. STORIES OF GAOL DOINGS. . : Mr. J. F. Archibald, founder and for many years editor of the "Bulle tin," announces his exit from Austra *lian journalism. He has sold his in terest in the paper to other principal shareholders, including Mr. W.. Mc Leod, the manager, and Mr. Living atone Hopkins, the cartoonist. Archi bald is one of the most picturesque figures that ever triumphed across the film of our newspaper life. The "Bulletin" has been a prosper ous paper for manyyears now, but it staggered wofully in its beginnings. It was after some presswork in Mel bourne on the "Herald" and "Daily Telegraph," a period of service in the Education Department, and private employment in Queensland,* that Mr. Archibald came to Sydney and joined the staff of the "Evening News." Mr.' Archibald tells in the "Sun" how the "Bulletin" came to be born. "After taking a turn at 'Hansard,' I found that about 16 hours' mechanical work daily had no charm for m...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 6 August 1914
At the annual meeting of the Ovens District Hospital, it was stated that Mr Neil Sutherland's collections were a record for 20 years. The death occured on Thursday, at his home, Middle Indigo, of Mr John O'Brien, after a lingering ill ness, at the age of 71 years. De ceased was a well-respected farmer, and had resided iu the locality and Beechworth for. the list 25 years. On Thursday evening last, the marriage of Miss Creswick Evelyn Pinkerton (eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs Piukerton, of Wangaratta) and Mr A. C. Fletcher, son of Mr John Fletcher, Beechworth, mana ger of the • Deeton branch of the Bank of New South Wales, was celebrated quietly at the residence of the bride's parents, Wangaratta. Rev. F. Chisholm was the cele brant. SOROSES LIQUID FACE POWDER In these days of out-door Life—motoring, golfing* boating, ete,—a reliable and harm less liquid powder is one of the necessities of life. Soroses Liquid Face Powder is found by exports to bo a perfectly invalu able preparation a...
A CINEMA KING. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 6 August 1914
A CINEMA KING. One of America's very latest miI- : ' - lionaires is Mr. Siegmund Lubin, the film king. How many millions ; Mr. Lubin possesses no one seems to r know. He himself is not sure, but one *-hing is certain—every penny of his huge fortune has been made out of moving pictures. Twenty years or so ago Mr. Lubin Went out to Ameri ca from Germany. He travelled steer age, and had just sufficient money to . enable him to land. To-day he owns film "farms" covering hundreds of acres, has famous playwrights of many countries writing scenarios for • v his film plays, pays some of the fore most actors and actresses in the . States colossal salaries to act for him, ' 1 and turns out annually 70,000,000 feet (over. 13,000 miles) of completed ■ films, iwhich are sent all over the world—even into China and the re mote wilds of Siberia. Seated in the hotel lounge the man who travelled steerage told the secret of his roman tic rise to success:— "It can be put in a sentence," he said. "The m...
Football. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 6 August 1914
Football. Porepunkah /and Wandiligcmg meet on the Bright ground oa- Saturday to decide the, minor premiership, and on the follow ing Saturday the winners play Fr&eburgh. and the losere play Bright, after which the finals begin. Given fine weather there should be a large attendauoe to see th&lt;? champions battling. The Association has decided that the trophy collected by Mr Jos. Metcalfe, of Gfermautown, should take the form of a shield, to be engraved with the winner's names each year, and to be Avon three times before becoming the pro perty of any one club. The following is the Porepunkah team to meet Wandiligong at Bright on Satur day :—Rayner; (3), Chandler (4), Coventry Jessup, JEoskin, Huntly, Cfreatorex, Pass, O'Brien, Walkear, Onley, Robertson and Smith j emergencies, Onley-and Wallace. Junior Association. Bright and Porepunkah teams met at Porepunkah on .Friday. In the first quar ter Porepunkah scored 2pts to nil; in the second, Porepunkah 3.4 to Bright's 3....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 6 August 1914
SL $\LcJ AND WHOKOULY WITNESS -- Absolutely The Event of the 19th Century. WED., 12th AUGUST, 1914 THE BOAT COP RACE. .For the first time in Victoria. 40 | Nominations | 4&lt;0 From all parts of Victoria and N. S. Wales. v Massed gathering of 15 Brass Bands, in eluding the Victorian Police Band , from Melbourne and the Telford Pipers. ■Stupendous Procession—All trains arrive in tune to view it. ■ 12;0t)0 people will laugh ■ all day and for | ■ days aftec wards. ' SPECIAL TRAIN ARRANGEMENTS. * School Children uiider 1(3 years at school' - - children excursion rate-. To every Ten junior scholars Two senior scholars and v one teacher at these rates; all others ilo . liday Excursion fares. Tickets now available at all Stations. -.j Special- train from Myrtleford at 8.45^ leaving Wangaratta on return at 11 p.m., i " i\unniug'through to' Bright. - j . . . ' . ' 4 . . ' j - - All Children under 16 years admitted ~ Free to Carnival Giqund on producti.n of • • their Railway Ticket. A...
Hall for Ovens Vale. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 6 August 1914
Hall for Ovens Vale. A very enthusiastic meeting was held on Friday night at Mr John O'Sullivan's, Ovens Vale, there being between 20 and dO gentlemen and a fair number of ladies present. I The business was to -consider the ■erection of a public hall, and from the way in which the - matter was taken up there is -no. doubt such will be au accomplished fact before long. After some discussioh, Mr H. Meade was appointed hon. sec. and treasurer to the movement. Miss Walkear,' Mrs Woolley, Mrs Duane and Miss M'Cormack were appointed lady collectors; , and Messrs .W. Woodside, Woolley, A. .-M'Donald and. D. Connelly were also ;appollited to receive subscrip tions. . Mr Woodside opened the list with ,£10. Mr John-O'Sullivan followed1 with and- the land for a site for the hall, while Messrs Pan look Bros ^ gave1 ;£5. Several other smaller amounts Were received, and there is no doubt a sufficient sum will tie easily raised.
THE WAR OUTBREAK. The Latest. MELBOURNE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 6 August 1914
THE WAR OUTBREAK. Tlh© L.£rte©"fc. | MeIvHOURNK, Tuesdaj'. The Prime Minister states that war has.been declared between Bri tain and Germany. Britain . demands a satisfactory reply;from Germany regarding Bel gium neutrality. Germany states she will use Bel gium territory if necessary, and Britain wili do her utmost to protect Belgium! - • Germany has invaded Belgium, and has reached Verveirs. Austria has abandoned operations in Servia. She^ is pressing matters In Galicia. • •Melbourne, - Wednesday; The German car40 steamer 'Prazstad' " passed out of the Heads without a- clearance. . The forts fired on her, and she returned to port. The Goyeruor General has re ceived a Cable expressing the King's warmest thanks,for the Common wealth's splendid!.off^r of service. The. French and German fleets a.re reported ,to • be in action off: Flamborough. Head. From reports; received it is be lieved that the Germans have crossed the Russian frontier at , several points. ;' The German cruiser Angsb...
Bee-Keeping. NOTICE TO OWNERS OF BEES. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 6 August 1914
Bee-Keeping. . — Notice to Owners of Bees. Bee*keepers residing in Boroughs or Shires proclaimed under Section 6 of the Bees Act, 1910, and upon whom it is obligatory to discontinue the use of box hives and transfer their bees to frame hives during the current season, are advised to apply to the Department of Agriculture, Melbourne, for a copy of a pamph let on " Transferring Bees." This pamphlet, free on application, con veys detailed instructions as to the best and most economical method of effecting the transfer from ordinary hives to frame hives, together with advice on the treatment and preven tion of foul-brood.
Federal Elections. ABSENTEE VOTING PROVISIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 6 August 1914
Federal Elections. Absentee Voting Provisions. From Friday last until 4th Sept. (the day preceding election day) persons who have reason to believe that, they will be absent from the Commonwealth on the day of poll ing may record their votes under the absentee provisions of the Elec toral Act. They must make a de claration before a Commonwealth electoral registrar on the prescribed form, which is as"follows :— I declare—(i) that I am the person en rolled as—. Surname}. Christian Names at full length I Place of Living (as appearing on Boll)... Occupation. on the Electoral Boll for the . Subdivision of the Electoral Division of ... '. , in the State of 1 (ii) that I have not voted in connection ~ with th 3 election to be held on the day of ; ..,1^1 • (iii) that in pursuance of my avocation or of arrangements -into which I have al ready entered, I will not on Polling Day be within any Commonwealth Electoral Divi sion.. ; (iv) that if I am permitted .to vote in pursuance of this Declara...
The Effects of a Rainfall. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 6 August 1914
The Effects of a Rainfall. Some' curious results (says the Wodonga" Sentinel") quickly fol lowed the recent rainfall. Various lots of store cattle were sold iu the Wodonga sale yards on Tuesday, 2Sth ult, and . brought fair prices. The next day it was estimated that the value of these cattle had in creased from 30/ to £2 each on account of the rain Those who purchased were greatly pleased with their enterprize, while those who sold have been kicking themselves ever since. In the morning (before v the rain) a resideut asked a farmer the price of a ton of chaff, and was told, " Three pounds five a ton, and you'll be lucky to get it for that. ' You'll have to find the bags, too." The resident said he was not in a hurry, and could wait for a year;, or two'. On Thursday the said resi-.-; dent was offered chaff at £2 10/ and £2 15/ a ton, and nothing was said about bags. He replied that he was less in "a hurry than ever, as he would have plenty of grass before the end of the month.
The Dredging Question. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 6 August 1914
The Dredging Question. (By " Miranda." After money has been invested in ,the construction of dredges, " Mir anda " seriously regrets that any calamity should overtake investors. In like manner he deplores landhol ders being cast adrift after making necessary provision for life-long ease and comfort. Those people who evidently have not a spark of practi cal wisdoip to guide them appear to be the most foremost to go into' hysterics, and seemingly brood over the opinion that in the Bright dis-" trict the means of livelihood of 2000 people has been seriously threatened by the action of anti-dredgers." Truly a feeble echo of curious and wholly unlooked for pollution of thought when a 1' higher and purer atmosphere " is reached in which one can reason that the dredging in dustry seeks to unearth the very • foundation of the farmer's home, and cast thousands adrift to the four winds of heaven. In this regard, unfortunately, the baldheaded intel: . lects of greedy, grasping boodleites prese...
Bright Waterworks Trust. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 6 August 1914
Bright Waterworks Trust. The monthly meeting of the Trust was held on Monday evening. Corns Abraham (Chairman), Mauning, ' Brogan, Breeu and Traulsen were present. Routine correspondence was dealt with,, and the financial statement showed a credit bank balance of .£110 9/. ■ The Engineer was instructed to prepare a plan of the reticulation scheme of the town in duplicate as desired by the Water Supply Com mission. The following accounts were •passed for payment London Guarantee Co ^1, W. H. Golds worthy 15/, D. M'Donald 12/, E. J. Delany £2 18/4 ; total £l 5/4. ' The secretary was instructed to give outstanding ratepayers 14 days' notice to pay, and failing suc cess to issue summonses without further notice. The New Reservoir. Four tenders were received for this work,, two being local and two from Melbourne. Messrs Jagoe and Sloan were the successful tenderers, subject to the approval of the Water Supply Commission, the contract price being ,£2172 2/. The Engineer stated that the wo...
Prohibition in Kansas. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 6 August 1914
Prohibition in Kansas. Dr Sheldon, who is at present on a lecturing tour through Australia and'New Zealand, says there is not a single brewery or distillery- in Kansas. ' All brewers and liquor men are H classed as criminals. Whereas iii Britain, he declared, the brewers are sent • to the House of IyOrds, in Kansas they are sent to gaol. Kansas had the highest per capita wealth &lt; of any State in America, and tfhe smallest percent age of paupers. As a result of the prohibition law drinking in social circles has gone out of fashion, and Dr Sheldon stated that he did not know a single minister who either smoked or diank. Even drug stores in Kansas were not allowed to handle liquor, and very few doctors ever included alcohol in their pre scriptions. |
A Prize Wyandotte Hen. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 6 August 1914
A Prize Wyandotte Hen. At the big Victorian Poultry and Kennel Club • Show, held at the Exhibition Building, Melbourne, last week, a Silver Wyandotte hen exhibited by Mrs W.'A. Kdgar (late of Myrtleford) scored1 first prize in her class ; also, trophy valued at two guineas for best Silver Wyan dotte hen or pullet, as well as a tr9phy valued, at five guineas for best' Wyandotte in the show;., She finished up by taking the champion blue ribbon for the best female Wyandotte in the show. This hen (as a pullet) was placed second 'at Myrtleford show held last year. iShe is recognised -by many of the leading judges as the best silver laced Wyandotte seen out for some time ; and Mrs Edgar was congratu lated ou her su.eecss by some ui the ' leading breeders of the State
Humor in Election Addresses [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 6 August 1914
Humbr in Election Addresses Mr Thomas, speaking at Bala clava recently, said that Mr Fisher, as they knew, was a Scotsman, and ■ he would ask them if they had ever heard of a Scotsman who was ex travagant. A Voice; " I know a Scotsman with 42 children." (Roars of laughter.) Iu the course of her opening ad dress, Miss Goldstein, a candidate for Kooyong, was interrupted by a member of the audience, who ad vised her to get married.'' Miss' i Goldstein : (sternly) -: " 'You would j starve a woman into matritftony." A Plaintive Voice (male; ; " I was driven into it." &lt;?'* " Mr Murray vvas discussing ,the question of wages at Dr Martell's meeting at Essendon, when a lis tener interjected. "Do you think £2 8/ a week enough?" Mr Mur ray paused, and surveyed his ques tioner for a moment or two in silence. "I would like to know more of.theiuterjector," he drawled,. " before answering that question."